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I have joined Instagram!

The only surprise is why it took me so long to discover Instagram! But I am finally posting images here and it’s feeling fine. And here’s the really nice thing – it is acting as a prompt to play more with photography, to post quick paintings and sketches and to interact with readers as […]

By | 2017-12-14T15:09:29+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Gallery Art, Inspirations, My Current Projects, News|Comments Off on I have joined Instagram!

Summer Highlights: Leeds West Indian Carnival 50th Anniversary Project

As summer highlights go, this one is right up there. In the spring I had the honour of being asked to create an illustrated map for the Leeds West Indian Carnival‘s 50th anniversary as part of a Heritage Lottery Grant project.

Every late August bank holiday, the Carnival brings colour, […]

By | 2017-09-23T16:02:55+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|General Updates, Illustration, My Current Projects, News|Comments Off on Summer Highlights: Leeds West Indian Carnival 50th Anniversary Project

Jet Black Heart News!

 

This is a pretty cool surprise: JET BLACK HEART has been shortlisted for the 2016 Coventry Inspiration Book Award in the 11-16 ‘Rapid Reads’ category. It’s in a splendid list of eight books by great authors. That list will go through elimination rounds and be whittled down to three finalists.

NEWS FLASH: On […]

By | 2017-08-21T07:39:04+00:00 September 5th, 2015|About My Books, News|Comments Off on Jet Black Heart News!

Inspiration Monday! A Great Day Out.

teresa-flavin-big-posterThis fantastic poster greeted me when I arrived at Allerton High School yesterday. The excellent team of students who organised my day of speaking and bookmaking with visiting primary pupils also made a variety of wonderful posters, flip charts, bookmarks and certificates. They were all charming, friendly […]

By | 2017-05-20T12:28:59+00:00 June 30th, 2015|Events, News|Comments Off on Inspiration Monday! A Great Day Out.

World Book Day 2015

My scrumptious thank you gift from the pupils! My scrumptious thank you gift from the pupils!

This is one of the biggest weeks in the UK school calendar! Tomorrow, March 5, children across the land will come to school dressed as their favourite book characters. They’ll be […]

By | 2017-05-20T12:29:00+00:00 March 4th, 2015|Inspirations, News|Comments Off on World Book Day 2015